waterway

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English waterwey, from Old English wæterweġ (waterway), equivalent to water +‎ way. Compare Saterland Frisian Woaterwai (waterway), West Frisian wetterwei (waterway), Dutch waterweg (waterway), German Wasserweg (waterway), Danish vandvej (waterway), Swedish vattenväg (waterway).

Noun[edit]

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waterway (plural waterways)

  1. A body of water, such as a river, channel or canal, that is navigable.
  2. A conduit or watercourse, such as on the deck of a ship, to drain water.

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